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Duane Benson
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Re: APP's old school!!
Duane Benson   7/14/2014 12:04:24 PM
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I certainly remember and am grateful for all the good advice I got from the Mighty Hamster back when I was a FPGA fledgling on All Programmable Planet.

I didn't realize that Max land is so close to Rocket Land. The two places would certainly make for a rousing visit to the USA. Nor, did I realize that the space center there has a genuine Saturn V rocket. I've seen the one at the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, and it's impressive.

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Clever and entertaining
Max The Magnificent   7/14/2014 11:45:42 AM
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Easterline R&D: Enjoyed the article.  Thanks!

Why, thank you for taking the time to comment. Happy Monday!

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APP's old school!!
Garcia-Lasheras   7/14/2014 11:30:13 AM
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So Mike is going to visit the Pleasure Dome (Max's Office)... I would love to spy you through a little hole, I'm sure this is going to be a delightful meeting with one of the greatest APP's old school bloggers.

I can remember how the Mighty Hamster built a high-speed serial interface between two low-end Spartan FPGAs by just using a hand-made twisted copper pair and delay blocks implemented with conventional LUTs and CLBs. I remember he was able to reach some hundreds of Megabits per second, a really impressive work!

Ahhh, I miss those crazy times ;-)

 

Esterline Research&Design
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Clever and entertaining
Esterline Research&Design   7/14/2014 11:29:59 AM
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Enjoyed the article.  Thanks!

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